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INHERITANCE RULES IMPROVE FOR ISA’s

The rules for inheriting ISA's will change from 6 April. It was announced by George Osborne in 2014 that ISA's would become inheritable by surviving spouses and civil partners. At the time, nobody - not even the Treasury - was clear what the then chancellor meant. The plans for ISA 'inheritance', when they eventually emerged,…

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Automatic Enrolment – The next steps

The next steps in automatic enrolment The government has published a review on automatic enrolment in workplace pensions which makes important proposals for employers. Automatic enrolment of employees in workplace pensions has been a greater success than many predicted when it was introduced in October 2012. To date over nine million employees have been automatically…

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Protecting your children

Most people wait until they accumulate wealth or enter the winter of their life before considering doing their will’s but in reality you should regard the importance of writing a will as essential as soon as you become a parent. In the event where both parents were to pass at the same time or more…

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PPM Welcome Emma Green

PPM would like to welcome Emma Green to the team as their Client Review Manager. The contents of this article is for information purposes only and represent the opinion of Pryor Portfolio Management Limited only. No action should be taken on the basis of this article alone. We always recommend you seek more detailed independent…

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PPM Re- launch their mortgage service

I would like to introduce myself as the new mortgage adviser for PPM, I am Laura Lowndes and have been working for Pryor Portfolio Management for 18 months and qualified as a mortgage adviser in August 2017. I would like to take this opportunity of offering yourselves, family members or friends a free mortgage review.…

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Mortgage Review

With the rise in interest rates recently, there is no time like the present to review your mortgage? With another rate rise predicted for the near future, reviewing your mortgage could be as important as ever. In reviewing your mortgage, there is a good chance that I will be able to save you money on…

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Dividends keep growing in 2017

UK companies paid out a record amount in dividends in the second quarter of this year. At a time when there is much heated debate about whether the Bank of England should double its base rate to 0.5%, it can be easy to forget the much higher income yield available from UK shares. While most…

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197 – No summer budget…..but

The general election left the future of many spring Budget announcements up in the air, but that situation may soon change When Theresa May announced her snap election in April, it threw a major spanner in the previous month's Budget. There was no time to pass the 776 pages of Finance Bill before parliament shut…

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192 – And after the election

There is unfinished business for the new government to deal with. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance. However, when it comes to general elections, there is plenty of history to suggest that tax increases are more likely in the first Budget to occur after the polls have closed. From a politician's…

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